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About thewineraconteur

A non-technical wine writer, who enjoys the moment with the wine, as much as the wine. Twitter.com/WineRaconteur Instagram/thewineraconteur Facebook/ The Wine Raconteur

Anoosh and Stoller

Our last evening in Louisville, Kentucky and we were going out for dinner, just because, because both my Bride and her Sister are both excellent in the culinary arts.  We were going to see Anoosh, who is a friend of … Continue reading

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Copper & Kings

While in Louisville, we went to a distillery.  Now, before you think that I am going to start writing about Bourbon, and I may have once or twice, Copper & Kings produces American Brandy, manufactured in Bourbon barrels and the … Continue reading

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A Dinner In, In Louisville

After the long drive from Detroit to Louisville and a couple of glasses of wine to relax, we started thinking about dinner.  As I said, we schlepped a small refrigerator that runs both off of the car or on a … Continue reading

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Two Chilled Ones After the Drive

I am sure that everyone thinks that in the summertime, orange barrels are a rite of Spring.  In Michigan they have become our State Flower, our State Tree and our State Bush.  We had a change of regimes in our … Continue reading

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Le Mistral Joseph’s Blend

As I am unpacking the last of the three wines that we received from “A Taste of Monterey” I am always interested, naturally to see the wines.  I also enjoy reading the enclosed newsletter and the lead article is “To … Continue reading

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De Tierra Syrah

There is nothing better than opening up a carton to discover the new wines from your wine club “A Taste of Monterey” and in all the years of opening up those cartons, I have never been disappointed.  It probably pays … Continue reading

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Wrath Fermata Chardonnay

It has been a busy wine time here at the house and the quarterly shipment from A Taste of Monterey arrived and it took a couple of days, even to open up the carton.  We have been getting shipments from … Continue reading

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